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Mercury Filmworks Recruiting 2D Digital Animator

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2D Digital Animator

Job Description

Dublin, Ireland – We are currently seeking talented 2D Digital Animators, at all levels, for an exciting high-profile production with worldwide exposure.
This position is an excellent opportunity for highly-skilled and motivated animators who are willing to push the envelope in order to create beautiful, memorable animation. Our team works on the highest profile and most demanding 2D animated series being produced in the industry today. Come be a part of an exceptional team!

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 2 years of experience is required (including educational experience).
Knowledge of ToonBoom Harmony is an asset.*
Must have a strong sense of animation timing, posing, weight and storytelling.
Ability to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative, fast paced environment.
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Must be flexible and willing to learn.
Will consider candidates with 3D background that have a strong sense of the animation basics.

DEMO REEL REQUIREMENTS:

Multiple walk cycles (animal and person)
Weight distribution (example: lifting a box)
Strong posing
Strong examples of animation fundamentals
Snappy and traditional styles (examples: Kick Buttowski = snappy & Jake & The Never Land Pirates = traditional)
*Training will be provided to those who pass our proficiency test. ToonBoom Harmony training will also be provided to selected candidates.

Start Date: Early 2015
Job Reference Number: ME-2DDA-0514
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Salary: Local Industry Standards

COMPANY INFO:

Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most memorable modern animated television and film properties including Mickey Mouse, Wander Over Yonder, Team Hot Wheels, Jake & the Never Land Pirates, Fish Hooks, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, Jimmy Two Shoes, Toot & Puddle, Ruby Gloom, Gerald McBoing Boing, Curious George: The Movie, The PowerPuff Girls Movie and Looney Tunes: Back In Action. Mercury is proud to be associated with partners such as Disney, DreamWorks, Mattel, Warner Bros., Universal, American Greetings, Entertainment One, Technicolor, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Teletoon.

www.mercuryfilmworks.com

How to Apply: Please send your resume and link to your demo reel or portfolio to

irelandjobs@mercuryfilmworks.com and reference ME-2DDA-0514 on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS EU CITIZENSHIP.
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